Bug 1091939 - (CVE-2014-0112) CVE-2014-0112 struts2: ClassLoader manipulation via request parameters
CVE-2014-0112 struts2: ClassLoader manipulation via request parameters
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2014-04-28 07:06 EDT by David Jorm
Modified: 2014-10-20 20:06 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: Struts 2.3.16.2
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Description David Jorm 2014-04-28 07:06:10 EDT
It was found that the fix for CVE-2014-0094 was incomplete. The Struts 2 ParametersInterceptor was updated to block access to the 'class' parameter, but not all forms in which this parameter can be specified were blocked. A remote attacker could use this flaw to manipulate the ClassLoader used by the application server running Struts 2. This could lead to arbitrary remote code execution under certain conditions.

This flaw is reported to affect Struts 2.0.0 through to Struts 2.3.16.1. It is corrected in 2.3.16.2.

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https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-021
Comment 1 David Jorm 2014-04-28 07:10:05 EDT
Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue only affects struts 2, it does not affect the versions of struts as shipped with various Red Hat products. A similar issue exists in struts 1, identified by CVE-2014-0114.

Applications using a third-party struts 2 library, deployed to Red Hat JBoss products, may be affected. Additional information can be found in the Red Hat Knowledgebase article: https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/800293

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